Dan Etlinger


Addition of Bernard J. “Chip” Morse

The Jennis Law Firm, a Tampa based firm, is extremely pleased to announce the addition of Bernard J. “Chip” Morse as senior counsel. Chip brings over 30 years of experience in bankruptcy law and commercial litigation to the firm. Chip is a graduate of Stetson University and will focus his efforts on serving the Tampa and Sarasota communities.


COVID-19 Updates

Below is an update on COVID-19 provided by Law360:   Law360 (July 31, 2020, 4:08 PM EDT) — Bankruptcy experts are applauding a proposed change to the Paycheck Protection Program that will allow small business debtors to access loans under federal COVID-19 relief packages, correcting what they say was a mistake in early versions of the aid program that left

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Subchapter V Bankruptcy (And COVID-19)

Subchapter V bankruptcy was put into effect in February of 2020 amid the COVID-19 pandemic. While the subchapter was not created because of the pandemic its timing is nothing short of a blessing. Many small businesses need a quick bankruptcy solution and do not have the time to follow the traditional chapter 11 bankruptcy procedure. In this blog, we will discuss what subchapter V bankruptcy is, the filing process, the costs associated with it, how much time it takes to file, and its benefits.


Subchapter V Bankruptcy Case

Jennis Law has become the first law firm to confirm a Subchapter V Bankruptcy case here in the Middle District of Florida.  Subchapter V Bankruptcies were put into effect in February of 2020 to streamline the bankruptcy process for small business debtors, and, to provide a more amicable forum with creditors.


Jennis Law Firm Has Once Again Helped a Debtor Conclude a Case

The Jennis Law Firm has once again helped a debtor conclude a case. While they are based in Tampa, they have successfully resolved a case for a Panama City resident proving that locality is not a barrier to the resolution of a case. The community member who in this case was the debtor had a very complex bankruptcy case involving

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What Businesses Need to Know about Bankruptcy in Tampa

Filing bankruptcy for your business is an unfortunate life event, but it doesn’t have to be arduous. In this blog, you’ll learn about the types of bankruptcy, how to file for them, how a lawyer can help, and some possible life rafts to consider before you file.


Bankruptcy Cases May Be On The Rise

Businesses Are Filing For Bankruptcy & Insolvency The last few months amid the coronavirus pandemic have seen serious economic impacts. Large retailers aren’t necessarily immune to these impacts and we’re starting to see a rise in bankruptcy and insolvency cases among them. It’s important to understand why businesses are filing for bankruptcy and what bankruptcy is. This helps you increase

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Jennis Law & COVID-19 Business Interruption Services

Filing for business income an interruption coverage, bankruptcy, and more Jennis Law is now offering services specifically for businesses being impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. VISIT COVID19BUSINESSLAW.COM NOW We negotiate new contracts, leases, loan amendments, forbearance agreements, and settlement agreements with debtors, creditors, landlords, tenants, and financial institutions on behalf of businesses affected by COVID19 (coronavirus). We’re also able to

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